The 114th Congress has convened in Washington, DC, and the ACC needs your help with education and outreach. Clinicians like you are able to offer unique, patient-provider expertise at a time when the future of medicine is being debated. You are a critical component of our congressional grassroots efforts. Please share ACC’s key priorities for 2015 with Congress:
* Creating a value-driven health care system
* Ensuring patient access to care and cardiovascular practice stability
* Promoting the use of clinical data to improve care
* Fostering research and innovation in cardiovascular care
* Improving population health and preventing cardiovascular disease
Please visit www.accadvocacy.com to send a pre-populated letter to your legislators.
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